a catch-up day

Just as I know that winter will bring the cold, I’ve come to expect a seasonal lull around this time each year. Word on the street is that some of us (most of us?) are feeling a little [...]

it’s all wintry here

Che and Poet have just come home from a mini-break with my parents. Once a year they visit a little seaside town a few hours north and stay in the very same holiday park I visited as a kid. It [...]

my go-to winter remedies

serenity tea and handmade cup from the very generous The Golden Heart Gift Company Every second person is coughing. Or sneezing. Or apologising profusely for their symptoms as they breathe into [...]

winter clutter

“Clutter is not just physical stuff. It’s old ideas, toxic relationships and bad habits. Clutter is anything that does not support your better self.” – Eleanor Brownn [...]


It’s officially cold and we’re clad in layers. Winter’s timing was spot on this year; the past few days have been icy, clear and fresh – as it should be. The seasonal [...]

this little girl

after months without it I finally have my beloved 50mm 1.4 lens back (Daniel managed to pull it apart and fix it – a painstaking operation) / Poet wears the cloche hat that I wore in my [...]

deep in wintertime

  it’s been an absolute pleasure to flick through Alphabet Journal (there’s only a few hundred copies left of issue a) / early morning, bed hair and handmade¬†flannelette¬†jammies [...]